Messukeskus, Helsinki


Super Smash bros. Melee Doubles tournament

Game: Super Smash Bros Melee Starts: Sat, Aug 3rd 2019, 17:00 EEST Ends: Sat, Aug 3rd 2019, 22:00 EEST


Super Smash bros. Melee is a crossover fighting game for the Nintendo GameCube. It became GameCube’s best-selling title with over seven million copies sold by 2008.

Date: Saturday, 3rd of August, 17:00.
Place: Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland. Smash bros. booth.

Format: Doubles tournament. Double elimination bracket. Best of 3 until Winner Semi Finals (BO5 ->)
Sign-up starts: July 15th

Sign-up closes: August 3rd 16:00
Equipment: Bring your own gamecube controller if you have one.
Check-in: Saturday 3rd August 15:30-16:30 at the Smash bros. booth.




Game Settings:

  • Stocks: 4
  • Timer: 8 minutes
  • Handicap: Off
  • Damage Ratio: 1.0
  • Items: Off
  • Pause: Off
  • Friendly Fire: On
  • Stock sharing allowed

Stage List

  • Yoshi's story
  • Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Dream Land 64
  • Pokemon Stadium

Match Procedure

The following steps outline the process of playing a Match:

  1. Players select their characters. Players may not use the Name Entry glitch to play as any other characters than those regularly selectable from the Character Select Screen.
  2. Decide stage strike order with rock-paper-scissors. The winner starts.
  3. Use Stage Striking to determine the first stage.
  4. The Players play the first Game of the Match.
  5. Winning Player of the preceding Game bans a stage.
  6. The losing Player of the preceding Game picks a stage for the next Game.
  7. The winning Player of the preceding Game may choose to change characters.
  8. The losing Player of the preceding Game may choose to change characters.
  9. The next Game is played.
  10. Repeat steps 4 through 9 for all subsequent Games until the Match is complete. Report your scores to the tournament organizer.


“Stage Striking” is defined as removing stages from the Starter list to decide the stage for the first Game. The Player with first strike strikes first, followed by the other Player striking two stages, followed by the Player with first strike striking one more stage. The remaining stage from the Starter list is used for the first Game.

Smash Finland recommended ruleset with the full rules (Finnish only):


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